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Who doesn’t want their kids to be a star? Well, at least in their names…

Isn’t it nice to have a piece of the world’s greatest stars or your most favourite ones in your child? Be it from the 1900s up to the present, naming your kids after stars who made their name in Hollywood in these eras will make your kids stand out from the crowd.

So, if you chose Hollywood to take centre stage in your bub’s name, we’ve got “A list” for you of almost all the A-list stars in Hollywood. Happy picking!

Hollywood Baby Names for Boys

Conrad

From the word “Conja” meaning bold and “rad” meaning counsel, it is derived from the Proto-Germanic name Konrad.

Famous people named Conrad:

  • Conrad Nagel
  • Conrad Veidt
  • Conrad Bain
  • Conrad Hilton

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Brad

It is an English name meaning ‘broad clearing in the wood.’

Famous people named Brad:

  • Brad Pitt
  • Bradley Cooper

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Tom

It is an Aramaic name meaning ‘twin.’

Famous people in Hollywood named Tom:

  • Tom Cruise
  • Tom Hanks
  • Tom Hiddleston
  • Tommy Lee Jones
  • Tom Berenger
  • Tom Hardy

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Johnny

It is a Hebrew name meaning ‘Jehovah has given or Jehovah’s gift’.

Famous people in Hollywood named Johnny:

  • Johnny Depp
  • Johnny Galecki
  • Johnny Cash

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George

It is a Greek name which comes from ‘Georgos’ meaning ’tiller of the soil, or farmer’.

Famous people named George:

  • George Clooney
  • George Michael
  • George Lucas

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Sean

It is an Irish name meaning “God is gracious; gift from God.”

Famous people named Sean:

  • Sean Combs a.k.a Puff Daddy
  • Sean Connery
  • Sean Astin
  • Sean Bean
  • Sean Penn

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Leonardo

It is a Portuguese name meaning ‘lion-bold.’

Famous people named Leonardo:

  • Leonardo DiCaprio
  • Leonardo Cimino
  • Leo Penn
  • Leo Rossi

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Clifton

It is an English name meaning “settlement on a cliff”.

Famous people named Clifton:

  • Cliff Robertson
  • Clifton Avon Edwards aka Cliff Edwards

Will

It is a German name meaning ‘helmet’.

Famous people named Will:

  • Will Smith
  • William Baldwin
  • Willem Dafoe

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Chris

The name Chris means follower or carrier of Christ. It is also a popular nickname for Christopher.

  • Chris Pratt
  • Chris Pine
  • Chris Evans
  • Chris Hemsworth
  • Chris Rock
  • Christopher Walken

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Ben

It is a Hebrew name meaning ‘son of my right hand’.

Famous people named Ben:

  • Ben Affleck
  • Benjamin Bratt
  • Ben Stiller
  • Ben Mowen

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Ryan

It originated from an Irish surname and derived from “Ó Riain” meaning descendant of Rían, which could mean “little king”.

Famous people named Ryan:

  • Ryan Gosling
  • Ryan Reynolds
  • Ryan Phillippe
  • Ryan Seacrest
  • Ryan Kwanten

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Daniel

It is of Hebrew origin, meaning “God is my judge”.

Famous people named Daniel:

  • Daniel Craig
  • Daniel Radcliffe
  • Daniel Day-Lewis

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Channing

It is an English name meaning ‘wise; young wolf.’

Famous person named Channing:

  • Channing Tatum

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Dustin

Perhaps derived from the Old Norse Þorsteinn (Torsten), this Old Norse name is composed of elements meaning “Thor” and “stone”. In ancient Germanic languages, it means “brave fighter” or “valiant fighter”.

Famous people named Dustin:

  • Dustin Hoffman
  • Dustin Diamond
  • Dustin Clare
  • Dustin Nguyen

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Morgan

A descendant of Old Welsh Morcant, it is perhaps derived from “mor”, meaning sea, and “cant”, meaning circle, thus, “sea chief” or “sea defender”.

Famous person named Morgan:

  • Morgan Freeman
  • Morgan Fairchild
  • Morgan Saylor
  • Morgan York

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Hugh

It is derived from the Germanic element hug, meaning “heart, mind, spirit”.

Famous people in Hollywood named Hugh:

  • Hugh Jackman
  • Hugh Grant
  • Hugh Laurie
  • Hugh Dancy

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Heath

It is an English name meaning ‘untended land where flowering shrubs grow’.

Famous person named Heath:

  • Heath Ledger

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Christian

It is of English origin which means “follower of Christ”.

Famous people/character named Christian:

  • Christian Bale
  • Christian Slater
  • Christian Grey (played by Jamie Dornan in Fifty Shades of Grey)

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Jamie

It is a Hebrew name meaning “supplanter.”

Famous people named Jamie:

  • Jamie Dornan
  • Jamie Lee Curtis
  • Jamie Foxx

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Matt (or Matthew)

It is a Greek form of the Hebrew name “Mattityahu” meaning gift of YAHWEH.

Famous people named Matthew:

  • Matthew McConaughey
  • Matt Damon
  • Matthew Perry
  • Matthew Broderick
  • Matt Bomer

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Orson

It is a diminutive of Norman French “ors” meaning bear. It was originally a nickname meaning “bear cub”.

Famous person named Orson:

  • Orson Welles

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James

It is derived from the Hebrew name Jacob meaning “supplanter or one who follows”.

Famous people named James:

  • James Franco
  • James Dean
  • James Woods
  • James McAvoy

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Gregory

It is derived from the Latin name “Gregorius” meaning “watchful, alert”.

Famous people named Gregory:

  • Gregory Peck
  • Greg Kinnear
  • Gregory Smith

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Robin

It is an American name meaning “famed, bright; shining’.

Famous people named Robin:

  • Robin Williams
  • Robin Thicke

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John

It is a Hebrew name meaning “Jehovah has been gracious; has shown favor”.

Famous people named John:

  • John Cena
  • John Travolta
  • John Cusack
  • John Cleese
  • John Goodman
  • John Malkovich

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Montgomery

It is named from the Old French “mont” meaning hill, and a Germanic personal name composed of the elements “guma” meaning ‘man’ and “ric” meaning ‘power’.

Famous people whose last name is Montgomery:

  • Poppy Montgomery
  • Elizabeth Montgomery
  • Janet Montgomery

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Charlton

It is an English name meaning ‘peasants’ settlement.’

Famous person named Charlton:

  • Charlton Heston

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Charlie

It is an English name and from the Old English word ‘ceorl’ meaning ‘man’.

Famous people named Charlie:

  • Charlie Hunnam
  • Charlie Sheen
  • Charlie Chaplin

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Marlon

It is a French name meaning “little falcon”.

Famous person named Marlon:

  • Marlon Brando

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Fredric

It is the English form of the Germanic name Friedrich. Its meaning is derived from the Germanic words “frid”, meaning peace, and “ric”, meaning “ruler” or “power”.

Famous people named Fredric:

  • Fred Savage
  • Fred Gandy
  • Fred Astaire

Clark

Derived from the Latin word “clericus”, meaning “scribe”, “secretary” or a “scholar within a religious order”.

Famous people/character named Clark:

  • Clark Kent (Superman)
  • Clark Gregg
  • Clark Gable

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Laurence

It is an English and French name that originated from a French form of the Latin word “Laurentius”, meaning “man from Laurentum”.

Famous people named Laurence:

  • Laurence Fishburne
  • Laurence Olivier

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Oliver

It is an English name meaning ‘the olive tree’.

Famous people named Oliver:

  • Oliver Hudson
  • Oliver Reed
  • Oliver Platt

Rex

It is a Latin name meaning “King”.

Famous people named Rex:

  • Rex Smith
  • Rex Harrison
  • Rex Allen

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Buster

It is an American name used in honour of American silent film comic actor Buster Keaton.

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Richard

It is derived from German, French, and English. “Ric” means (ruler, leader, king, powerful) and “hard” means (strong, brave, hardy), thus the meaning, “strong in rule”.

Famous people named Richard:

  • Richard Gere
  • Richard Madden
  • Richard Burton
  • Richard Dreyfuss

 

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Mickey

It is a Hebrew name meaning “Gift from God’.

Famous people named Mickey:

  • Mickey Rourke
  • Mick Jagger

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Clint

It is an English name meaning “settlement on a hill, or from the headland estate”.

Famous people named Clint:

  • Clint Eastwood
  • Clint Howard
  • Clint Walker

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Troy

It is derived from the Irish Gaelic Troightheach, meaning “foot soldier”.

Famous people/character named Troy:

  • Troy Bolton (played by Zac Efron in High School Musical)
  • Troy Donahue

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Lionel

It is derived from Latin origin meaning “young lion”.

Famous people named Lionel:

  • Lionel Richie
  • Lionel Barrymore

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Humphrey

From the Old French name “Humfrey”, it is composed of the Germanic elements “hun” meaning bear cub and “frid, fred” meaning ‘peace’.

Famous person named Humphrey:

  • Humphrey Bogart

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Frank

It is from the Latin name “Francis”, meaning ‘Frenchman or free one’.

Famous people named Frank:

  • Frank Sinatra
  • Frank Grillo
  • Frank Dillane
  • Frank Langella

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Tyrone

It is derived from the Irish Gaelic name “Tir Eoghain” meaning “land of EOGHAN”.

Famous person named Tyrone:

  • Tyrone Power

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Vincent

It is derived from the Latin name “Vincentius” meaning “conquering”.

Famous people named Vincent:

  • Vince Vaughn
  • Vincent Price
  • Vincent D’Onofrio
  • Vincent Cassel

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Kirk

From the Old Norse “kirkja”, and ultimately from Greek, it is also from an English and Scottish surname meaning “church”.

Famous people named Kirk:

  • Kirk Cameron
  • Kirk Douglas
  • Kirk Acevedo

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Jack

It is a medieval diminutive of John and derived from Jackin (earlier Jankin). It eventually became a slang word meaning “man”.

Famous people/character named Jack:

  • Captain Jack Sparrow (played by Johnny Depp in Pirates of the Caribbean)
  • Jack Nicholson
  • Jack Black
  • Jack Lemmon
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Spencer

It is an English name meaning “keeper of provisions”.

Famous people named Spencer:

  • Spencer Pratt
  • Spencer Tracy
  • Spencer Locke

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Cary

It is an English name meaning “stream”.

Famous person named Cary:

  • Cary Grant

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Dean

It is an English name derived from the Old English word ‘denu’, meaning valley.

Famous people named Dean:

  • Dean Winchester (played by Jensen Ackles in Supernatural)
  • Dean Cain
  • Dean Stockwell

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Errol

It is an English name meaning “Army commander”. It can also mean “a nobleman”.

Famous person named Errol:

  • Errol Flynn

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Jerry

It is a Hebrew name meaning “May Jehovah exalt. Exalted of the Lord”.

Famous people named Jerry:

  • Jerry Seinfeld
  • Jerry O’Connell
  • Jerry Bruckheimer

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Jennifer

It is a Cornish form of Guinevere/Gwenhwyfar that was adopted into the English language, thus, “Jennifer” meaning “white enchantress” or “the fair one”.

Famous people named Jennifer:

  • Jennifer Lawrence
  • Jennifer Lopez
  • Jennifer Hudson
  • Jennifer Aniston
  • Jennifer Garner

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Kristen

A variant derived from the Ecclesiastic Late Latin christiānus meaning “a Christian, a follower of Christ”.

Famous people named Kristen:

  • Kristen Stewart
  • Kristen Bell
  • Kristen Davis
  • Kristen Wiig

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Marilyn

It is a blend of the English given names Mary and Lynn.

Famous person named Marilyn:

  • Marilyn Monroe

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Olivia

It is the feminine version of Oliver which means olive branch or olive tree.

Famous people named Olivia:

  • Olivia Wilde
  • Olivia Munn
  • Olivia Newton-John
  • Olivia de Havilland

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Rita

It is a Spanish name meaning pearl.

Famous people named Rita:

  • Rita Ora
  • Rita Wilson
  • Rita Hayworth

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Lana

It is the shortened version of Alana (in English) or Svetlana (in Russian), and a derivative of the Greek name, Helen. It may have originated from the Gaelic “ailin”, meaning “little rock”.

Famous people/character named Lana:

  • Lana del Rey
  • Lana Turner
  • Lana Lang (played by Kristin Kreuk in Smallville)
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Lauren

It is a Latin name meaning ‘of Laurentum. or from the place of the laurel leaves.’ It can also mean ‘fierce’ in the English version of the Irish name Lorcan.

Famous people named Lauren:

  • Lauren Graham
  • Lauren Bacall
  • Lauren Cohan

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Vivien

It is derived from the Latin name “Vivianus”, from the root word “vivus” meaning alive.

Famous person named Vivien:

  • Vivien Leigh

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Ingrid

It is derived from the name of the Germanic god “Ing” and combined with “fríðr” meaning “beautiful”.

Famous person named Ingrid:

  • Ingrid Bergman
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Katherine

It is a Latin name meaning ‘pure, clear’.

Famous people named Katherine:

  • Katharine Hepburn
  • Catherine Zeta-Jones
  • Katherine Heigl

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Lillian

It is an English name derived from the flower name ‘Lily’ which is a symbol of innocence; purity; beauty.

Famous people named Lillian”

  • Lillian Gish
  • Lily Collins

 

Greer

It originated in the Middle Ages from a contraction of Gregor, a cognate of the Latin “Gregorius” meaning ‘watchful, vigilant’.

Famous person named Greer:

  • Greer Garson

Paulette

It is a French name which is the diminutive of the French/English/German given name Pauline, which is a derivative of the Latin Paulina, and from the Roman family name Paulus, meaning “small” or “humble”.

Famous person named Paulette:

  • Paulette Goddard

Tallulah

In the Choctaw language, it may mean “leaping waters”. In the Greek language, it means “town”.

Famous person named Tallulah:

  • Tallulah Bankhead
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Judy

It is derived from the Hebrew name “Yehudit”, meaning “woman of Judea”.

Famous people named Judy

  • Judy Garland
  • Judy Holiday
  • Judy Davis

Agnes

Derived from the Greek name “Ἁγνὴ hagnē”, meaning “pure” or “holy”.

Famous person named Agnes:

  • Agnes Moorehead

Emma

It is derived from the Germanic word “ermen” meaning whole or universal.

Famous people named Emma:

  • Emma Watson
  • Emma Stone
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Rosalind

It is derived from the Germanic elements “hros” meaning horse, and “linde” meaning soft, tender, but the spelling was influenced by the Latin phrase rosa linda, meaning “beautiful rose”.

Famous person named Rosalind:

  • Rosalind Russell

Anne

It is a Hebrew name meaning ‘favour or grace; Prayer; God has favoured me’.

Famous people named Anne:

  • Anne Hathaway
  • Ann Sothern
  • Ann Blyth
  • Ann Sheridan

Josephine

It is a French name meaning ‘May Jehovah add; or an addition (to the family).

Famous people named Josephine:

  • Josephine Baker
  • Josephine Hull
  • Josephine Skriver
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Claudette

It is a French name which is a feminine form of Claud, from the Latin name “Claudium” meaning lame.

Famous person named Claudette:

  • Claudette Colbert

Loretta

It is a Latin name referring to the laurel tree or sweet bay tree which is symbolic of honour and victory.

Famous person named Loretta:

  • Loretta Young

Florence

It is an English name and comes from Latin “florens, florentius” meaning “blossoming”, or “floreo” meaning “to flower”.

Famous person named Florence:

  • Florence Henderson

Mae

It is a French name meaning the month of May.

Famous person named Mae:

  • Mae West

Bette

It is a Greek name from the Hebrew Elisheba, meaning either oath of God, or God is satisfaction.

Famous person named Bette:

  • Bette Davis
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Marlene

It is an English name which is a compound of Maria and Magdalene, meaning woman from Magdala.

Famous person named Marlene:

  • Marlene Dietrich

Myrna

It is derived from the Slavic element “mir”, which means “peaceful.” It is also confused with the name ‘Myrna’ which is Celtic and means “beloved” or “tender”.

Famous person named Myrna:

  • Myrna Loy

Constance

It is derived from Latin and means “constant.”

Famous person named Constance:

  • Constance Bennett
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Anita

In Spanish, it means grace. In Hebrew, it is derived from the name Hannah, meaning grace or graceful.

Famous people named Anita:

  • Anita Briem
  • Anita Louise

Ginger

It is an English name meaning pure, chaste, virginal.

Famous person named Ginger:

  • Ginger Rogers

Brigitte

It is an Irish name derived from “Brighid”, meaning ‘the high one’ or ‘strength.’

Famous person named Brigitte:

  • Brigitte Bardot
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Nicole

It is of Greek origin which means “victory of the people”.

Famous people named Nicole:

  • Nicole Kidman
  • Nicole Eggert

Natalie

It is derived from the Latin name “Natalia” meaning “Christmas Day”.

Famous people named Natalie:

  • Natalie Portman
  • Natalie Wood
  • Natalie Dormer

Corinne

It is the French or English variant of Corina, meaning”beautiful maiden”.

Famous person named Corinne:

  • Corinne Griffith

Dorothy

It is an English name meaning “Gift of God”.

Famous person/character named Dorothy:

  • Dorothy Gale (played by Judy Garland in ‘The Wizard of Oz’)
  • Dorothy Malone
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Joan

It is an English name meaning “God is gracious”.

Famous people named Joan:

  • Joan Fontaine
  • Joan Crawford
  • Joan Cusack

Ruby

Its name is taken from the name of the gemstone ruby, which comes from the Latin word “ruber”, meaning red.

Famous people named Ruby:

  • Ruby Dee
  • Ruby Keeler
  • Ruby Rose
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Susan

It is a Hebrew name meaning “Graceful lily”.

Famous people named Susan:

  • Susan Sarandon
  • Susan Dey
  • Susan Hayward
  • Susan Sullivan

Eva

It is the Latin counterpart of English Eve, and derived from a Hebrew name meaning “life” or “living one.”

Famous people named Eva:

  • Eva Longoria
  • Eva Mendes
  • Eva Marie Saint
  • Eva Gabor

Doris

It is a Greek name meaning “Gift”.

Famous people named Doris:

  • Doris Day
  • Doris Roberts
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Natasha

It is a Russian name which is originally a pet name variant of Natalia. It has the same meaning as Latin variant “Natalie”, meaning “birthday” in reference to the birth of Christ.

Famous person named Natasha:

  • Natasha Henstridge

Sandra

It is often used as a short form for Alexandra, meaning protector of man, or Cassandra.

Famous people named Sandra:

  • Sandra Bullock
  • Sandra Dee

 

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Jayne

It is an English name meaning “Jehovah has been gracious; has shown favour”.

Famous person named Jayne:

  • Jayne Mansfield

Vera

In Russian, it means “faith”, but it is sometimes associated with the Latin word “verus” meaning “true”.

Famous people named Vera:

  • Vera Lynn
  • Vera Miles

Margot

It is a French name meaning pearl.

Famous people named Margot:

  • Margot Robbie
  • Margot Kidder
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Audrey

It is from the Old English name “Aethelthryth”, meaning noble and strength.

Famous people named Audrey:

  • Audrey Hepburn
  • Audrey Meadows

Lucille

It is a Latin name meaning light.

Famous people named Lucille:

  • Lucille Ball
  • Lucille Ricksen
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Greta

It is of Greek origin, meaning “pearl”. It is also a contraction of Margaret.

Famous person named Greta:

  • Greta Garbo

Ida

In Germany, it is derived from a Germanic word “id”, meaning “labour, work”.

Famous person named Ida:

  • Ida Lupino

Deanna

It is a Latin name meaning ‘fertile’.

Famous person named Deanna:

  • Deanna Durbin
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Evelyn

It is derived from Aveline, a Norman French diminutive of the name Ava.

Famous people named Evelyn:

  • Evelyn Keyes
  • Evelyn Brent

Fay

It is derived from Middle English word “faie” meaning “fairy”.

Famous person named Fay:

  • Fay Wray
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Marion

It is a French diminutive form of Marie, which is derived from the Hebrew name “Miryām”. It could mean “sea of bitterness” or “sea of sorrow,” while other sources say it means “rebellion,” “wished-for child,” and “mistress or lady of the sea”.

Famous people named Marion:

  • Marion Cotillard
  • Marion Ross
  • Marion Davies

Chloe

From the Greek name “Khloe,” meaning “blooming” or “young green shoot.”

Famous people named Chloe:

  • Chloë Sevigny
  • Khloé Kardashian
  • Chloe Grace Moretz

Hattie

It is a diminutive of Harriet and a feminine diminutive of the French name “Henri” which comes from the Germanic words “haim” meaning “home” and “rīc” meaning “ruler, power”.

Famous person named Hattie:

  • Hattie McDaniel

Shirley

It is an English name meaning “bright wood; bright meadow; from the white meadow”.

Famous people named Shirley:

  • Shirley Temple
  • Shirley MacLaine

Veronica

It is a Latin name meaning “true image; honest image”.

Famous person named Veronica:

  • Veronica Lake
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Viola

It is an English name meaning ‘violet’.

Famous person named Viola:

  • Viola Davis

Louise

It is a French name meaning ‘famous warrior; renowned fighter’.

Famous people named Louise:

  • Louise Fletcher
  • Louise Brooks
  • Louise Lasser

Grace

It is an English name, derived from the Latin word ‘gratia’, meaning God’s favour.

Famous people named Grace:

  • Grace Kelly
  • Grace Lee Whitney
  • Grace Zabriskie

Elizabeth

It is a Greek name from the Hebrew name “Elisheba”, meaning either oath of God, or God is satisfaction.

Famous people named Elizabeth:

  • Elizabeth Montgomery
  • Elizabeth Henstridge
  • Elizabeth Hurley
  • Elizabeth Banks
  • Elizabeth Olsen
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Sophia

It means “Holy Wisdom”.

Famous people named Sophia:

  • Sophia Loren
  • Sophie Turner

Kim

It is an English name meaning “bold family; bold kin”.

Famous people named Kim:

  • Kim Novak
  • Kim Kardashian
  • Kim Basinger
  • Kim Cattrall
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Zsa Zsa

It is a Hungarian name meaning ‘lily’.

Famous person named Zsa Zsa:

  • Zsa Zsa Gabor

Zasu

It means “movement”.

Famous person named Zasu:

  • Zasu Pitts

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